Welcome to my honey hive home.
It's where I live with my family.
I'm small and fuzzy and striped black and gold.
I'm Buzzwing the hardworking honeybee!
Did you know that bees love to dance? Or that they have an amazing sense of smell to help them find the best flowers? In The Secret Life of Bees, Buzzwing shares with you all the details of her life as a bee, in and out of the hive, starting with the day she was born.
Learn the secrets of this worker bee's tiny world, including: The bee life cycleBee anatomyHow bees collect nectar and make honeyWhat happens inside the hiveThe different types of beesWhy bees are so important to humansHow bees can thrive in the cityBee folk tales from around the world With things to search for and find throughout, tips for making your own environment welcoming to bees and even a poetry-writing exercise, The Secret Life of Bees is brimming with reasons to admire and respect the hardworking honeybee.
Sumptuous and detailed illustrations have pride of place in this magical guide to bees that mixes natural history with a splash of fantasy - a book to be pored over time and again.
Publisher: Aurum Press
Number of pages: 48
Dimensions: 290 x 235 mm
There is so much to be learned about bees in these pages, showing just how fascinating their 'secret' lives are. * NSTBA *
'What a lovely, thoughtful book The Secret Life of Bees is [...] a book children will want to linger with.' * Books For Topics *
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